The former judge, who holds an international law degree from The Hague University of Applied Sciences, defected from the Assad government in 2012. Now in the Idlib town of Salqin, he helps the Syrian Civil Defense and other local organizations document hu
AMMAN: Dozens of staff members from a hospital in rebel-held northwestern Syria are on strike for the sixth straight day because they have not been paid for the past six months, hospital sources told Syria Direct.
For a year after a bullet struck Maher Mohammad’s lower spine in 2013, he kept going out to the frontlines in his home province of Aleppo. He became a paraplegic, but says his presence as a former commander on the battlefield raised morale.
AMMAN: In a frontline town in southwestern Syria, water-borne diseases are spreading among an estimated 4,000 residents who have resorted to drinking from a contaminated river after an Islamic State affiliate seized and then cut off their freshwater suppl
A young man named Fawaz was one of dozens of Syrians from Waer who stepped off a bus in his home district of Homs city on May 7 as journalists snapped photos of the city’s governor welcoming him and the other returnees.
AMMAN: Ambulances transported five chronically ill residents from two encircled, pro-regime towns in Idlib and 20 injured fighters from the Yarmouk camp in southern Damascus on Monday in the latest stage of a rebel-regime agreement signed in March, source
AMMAN: Ten days after an unclaimed car bombing outside Aleppo city killed at least 120 evacuees from two rebel-blockaded towns in Idlib province, displaced residents from al-Fuaa and Kufraya are still searching for information on family members who went m
AMMAN:Regime forces were on the offensive in northwest Syria on Monday, attempting to capitalize on the collapse of opposition defenses amidst a Russian-backed air campaign that “has left no stone unturned,” rebel military sources on the ground tell Syria
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